Obama's Opportunity: A Collaborative Approach
National Fisherman
March 2009
The article focused on the change in administration and its potential impact on the commercial fishing industry. It discussed the importance of a "broad and consistent policy of collaboration" between the government and the commercial fishing sector in order to "achieve sustainable fisheries and maximize national benefits from these resources." The article also examined issues regarding the NMFS' implementation of the Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization Act, the cooperative research provisions of the Reauthorization Act and the Oceans 21 bill.